Tech Quiz of the Day

Jan 27 2009   11:54AM GMT

Know IT all quiz – Ubuntu

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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Ubuntu

Ubuntu is an open source Debian-based Linux distribution that is considered suitable for users without extensive technical knowledge. Ubuntu distributions include Edubuntu (for educational users), Xubuntu (for users with limited processing power) and JeOS (for “just enough operating system,” a lightweight version for virtual appliances).

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Secret Word of the Day
Ubuntu is often run from this type of distribution — an operating system on some bootable medium.  What’s the secret word?
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Acronym Challenge
GIMP is a freely available open source application for creating and manipulating graphic images. What does GIMP stand for?
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Tech Trivia
Fill in the missing Ubuntu codename: _____ _____; Intrepid Ibex; Jaunty Jackalope
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Acronym Challenge
GIMP is a freely available open source application for creating and manipulating graphic images. What does GIMP stand for?
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Word Scramble
Unscramble these letters to see a software distribution model that allows code to be copied, modified and distributed along with the same stipulation:
pycflote
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Pam Derringer reports on the release of Ubuntu 8.10.

The Enterprise Linux Log blog covers Ubuntu.

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